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Susan B. Anthony

In writing Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World, I was struck by their use of war language, also used by their co-workers and supporters. For example, here is a description of fifty-year-old Susan … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Whole Story

Imagine that you were born in 1815. Now, you would be 199 years old. So would Elizabeth Cady Stanton who really was born in 1815, on Nov. 12th.¬† She had bright blue eyes and brown curly hair that eventually became … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Elizabeth Cady Stanton recalled in her “Reminiscences”¬† what she and her sisters would find in their stockings that “were pinned on a broomstick, laid across two chairs in front of our fireplace . . . .a little paper … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, born today–Nov. 12–in 1815 in Johnstown, NY!!! On the day of her birthday in 1880, she began keeping a diary: “My philosophy,” she noted, “is to live one day at a time, neither to … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

¬†Elizabeth Cady Stanton dedicated her “Reminiscences” to Susan B. Anthony, her “steadfast friend for half a century.” She also devoted two chapters to Susan: “So closely interwoven,” she wrote, “have been our lives, our purposes, and experiences that, separated, we … Continue reading

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Beauty works from within

More wise words from Elizabeth Cady Stanton, pictured here in 1888 with her daughter Harriot Stanton Blatch and five-year-old granddaughter Nora: “Remember that beauty works from within, it cannot be put on and off like a garment, and it depends … Continue reading

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Remember, Girls!

In her day, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a celebrity. When she gave lectures on the lyceum circuit, huge crowds gathered to hear her. This poster advertising her appearance in Massilon, Ohio, is in my book. “Our Girls” was her favorite … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights Convention

Yesterday and today I’ve been thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Seneca Falls, New York, because 165 years ago–July 19 & 20, 1848–ECS spearheaded the first women’s rights convention. In my book, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A … Continue reading

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Love is

“Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, . . . Love is the talisman of human weal and woe–the open sesame to every soul.” Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s wise word; the image, a … Continue reading

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Book Group

Yesterday, Lynn Kaminski, a reference librarian in Englewood, NJ, took these pictures of me speaking to the SESCIL book group, a terrific group of savvy, smart, insightful women who had read my book “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: … Continue reading

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